Laurel Carpenter is the co-founder of Pearl Consulting NYC, a digital marketing and social media agency helping small businesses and solopreneurs find the gem in every story. Pearl Consulting NYC specializes in copywriting, business blogging, and social media management for Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. Her co-founder and partner, Charles Herold, is a freelance writer with over 20 years of industry experience who has written extensively for the New York Times, About.com and USA Today.
Laurel holds an M.S. from Columbia University. Prior to founding her own business, she had over 20 years of management experience in a variety of director-level roles, including Director of Learning and Development for a large nonprofit social service agency. When she has a rare moment of free time, you might find her swing dancing, making a handcrafted birthday card for a friend, or singing at an open mic.